Reminders of Boris Johnson's visits to Sunderland and County Durham.
Reminders of Boris Johnson's visits to Sunderland and County Durham.

Nine pictures of Boris Johnson's visits to Sunderland - from blowing glass to driving a Nissan

He’s blown glass in Sunderland, batted in County Durham and met the workers at Nissan.

And as Boris Johnson steps down as Prime Minister, it’s time to look back on his high-profile visits to our part of the world.

A year ago this month, he was pictured on a tour of the Nissan factory hours after an announcement from the company that a new electric model would be produced on Wearside – and that a new gigaplant would be built in partnership with Envision AESC.

A year earlier, he was pictured blowing glass at the National Glass Centre before holding a Cabinet meeting there.

In 2016, he was at the crease and playing cricket at Durham’s Riverside ground as part of his tour on the EU referendum Vote Leave campaign bus.

Remember it? Let’s take a closer look.

A year earlier, he was pictured blowing glass at the National Glass Centre before holding a Cabinet meeting there.

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